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September 22, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, Sept. 22, In Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 22, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Weekly Media Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, Acting Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Dr. Earl Stoddard and other county officials will hold their media briefing at 12:30 p.m. Residents can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 (HD), County […]

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September 20, 2021 | Collin Riviello

What is Car Free Day?

On Wednesday, Sept. 22, the DMV area will be celebrating Car Free Day in an effort to promote greener modes of transportation and raise awareness about the impact of greenhouse gasses on the environment. This international event encourages people to consider walking, biking or using carpools to get around town for one day. Over 2,000 […]

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September 17, 2021 | Margaret Attridge

Montgomery County Celebrates Car Free Day with Prizes, Gift Cards

On Wednesday, September 22, Montgomery County residents and those who work in the Washington D.C. area have a chance to win prizes ranging from free t-shirts and gift cards to a monthly SmarTrip card and Samsung Galaxy Tablet for commuting to work car-free. Worldwise Car Free day focuses on decreasing traffic congestion and carbon emissions […]

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September 15, 2021 | Collin Riviello

2021 National Book Festival Goes Hybrid-Virtual

The 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival will take place from Sept. 17-26 with events being held both in person at the library and virtually. The festival, which celebrates the achievements of numerous authors and encourages readers to explore their own literary interests, will feature 35 video-on-demand programs and 38 live virtual author conversations […]

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September 22, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Seven-Day COVID-19 Positivity Averages: 2.65% Statewide, 2.29% in Montgomery County

Maryland and Montgomery County Record Pandemic Low Seven-Day Positivity Averages Tuesday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 56 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County bringing the cumulative case count to 21,933 since the start of the pandemic. With a lower rate than 15 of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions, the county had a rolling seven-day average […]

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September 22, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Upcounty Consolidation Hub Food Distribution Scheduled Tuesday

The Black Rock Center’s Upcounty Consolidation Hub with Nourish Now is offering drive-thru food distribution Tuesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Food will be distributed at Germantown Elementary School on Liberty Mill Road. Drivers are asked to remain in their vehicles in order to receive boxed groceries, while supplies last. If you do not […]

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September 22, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 22, in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Sept. 22 a frost advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. In the meantime, the 2020 General Election is 42 days away. Have you checked to make sure you’re registered to vote? 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:45 a.m. Here’s a look at the meeting’s agenda. 2. School […]

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September 21, 2020 | Staff Writer

Frost Advisory Issued for Monday Night, Tuesday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory that begins Monday at midnight and is effective until 9 a.m. on Tuesday for  Montgomery County and surrounding areas. According to the NWS, a frost advisory means that wide spread frost is expected and sensitive outdoor plants may be damaged or killed if left uncovered. NWS […]

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September 18, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Maryland Restaurant Week Kicks Off Friday: ‘They Still Need Our Support’

Starting Friday, The Restaurant Association of Maryland (RAM) kicks off its first-ever Maryland Restaurant Week. It’s finally here! #mdrestaurantweek begins TODAY! Restaurants across the state will be serving up special menus, deals, and featured specials for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Find a restaurant participating near you: https://t.co/uw7hpCJWY3. 🍴 pic.twitter.com/c7doS4fIAJ — MD Restaurant Assoc (@RestaurantsinMD) September […]

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September 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County to Hold 12 Free COVID-19 Testing Clinics

Montgomery County is holding 12 COVID-19 testing clinics the week of Sept. 21. The clinics provide free walk-in and drive-thru testing at multiple locations throughout the county. Testing is free, no doctor’s order is required, and no appointments are needed but are encouraged. Appointments may be made on the County’s testing website. County health officials […]

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